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AJPH Highlights the Importance of Academic-Practice Partnerships for Impacting Evidence-Based Public Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 29, 2019

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation

Researchers concluded that “formal academic–practice partnerships can be important means for advancing evidence-based decision-making and for implementing evidence-based programs and policies”1 in...

 

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Laying the Foundation: Nursing & the Public Health Foundation

Posted in: Infrastructure, PHF News, and Workforce Development

June 4, 2018

 

Sashani Simpson, RN, BSN is a Master’s degree candidate at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing in Baltimore, Maryland. She has practiced nursing for more than nine years at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
Did you know that nursing is the most trusted profession in the court of public opinion, 16 years...

 

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Overlapping Research Interests: PH-PBRN and AHD

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

February 16, 2018

 

Tracy Mrochek, MPA, RN, Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN) Research Program Manager, and Susan J. Zahner, DrPH, RN FAAN, WPHRN Co-Chair, Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, and Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Nursing   Collaboration...

 

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Council on Linkages Releases New Report on Recruitment and Retention in Public Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 13, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Ever thought about what influences workers’ decisions to choose jobs in public health? Or what helps keep them in those jobs? The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council...

 

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Draft AHD Research Agenda Now Available for Public Comment

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

March 18, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Do health departments that participate in academic health department (AHD) partnerships implement evidence-based practices to a greater degree than health departments in non-AHD settings? Are health departments...

 

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Interested in Learning More about Academic Health Departments? The AHD Learning Community Can Help!

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 24, 2014

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, Public Health Foundation   As the field of public health evolves, collaboration is critical. With limited time and resources, how can health departments work to meet community health needs most...

 

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Paul Campbell Erwin: Translating Research into Practice – Is Your Academic Health Department Leading the Way?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

August 29, 2011

 

Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, DrPH, Professor and Department Head, Department of Public Health, University of Tennessee
  Academic health department (AHD) partnerships bring together academic institutions and health departments to strengthen public health education and training, research, and practice....

 

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C. William Keck: Academic Health Departments

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

December 7, 2010

 

There is a big distinction between people just working together with their own agenda and working together towards a common purpose…When a community of learners transforms into a learning community, the outcome is far greater than the sum of the individual parts. Lori Nishiura, “On Learning”   Many...

 

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